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Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the beasts - cinematic guide by Kogge, Michael, author. Fantastic beasts and where to find them - the beasts - cinematic guide

Jan 12, 2017
Extreme parkour by Loh-Hagan, Virginia. Extreme parkour

Provides an introduction to parkour--freerunning describing some of the basic moves including rolling, jumping and mounting.

Jan 12, 2017
Explore with Stanley and Livingstone by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author. Explore with Stanley and Livingstone

"This fascinating book follows the expeditions in Africa of Scottish missionary David Livingstone, to find the source of the Nile River, and British-American journalist Henry Stanley, to find the lost Livingstone. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major journeys, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why Europeans were eager to explore Africa, how Livingstone lost touch with the outside world, Stanl

Jan 12, 2017
Explore with Marquette and Jolliet by O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author. Explore with Marquette and Jolliet

"Marquette was a French missionary and Joliet a fur trader and explorer. Together they set out to find the direction and origin of the Mississippi River, ultimately exploring most of the distance between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico! Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why the French wanted to explore North America, the fur trade, meetings

Jan 12, 2017
Explore with Francisco Vazquez de Coronado by Cooke, Tim, 1961- author. Explore with Francisco Vazquez de Coronado

"This fascinating book follows the travels of the Spanish conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado on his quest to find the fabled Cities of Gold in what is now the Southwestern United States. Historical information and high-interest fact boxes are presented in an appealing tabloid style that guides readers through major voyages, explorations, and discoveries. Topics include why the Spaniards sent Coronado into the Southwest, deadly clashes with the Pueblo peoples, the first European sighting

Jan 12, 2017
Everything predators by Hoena, B. A., author. Everything predators

Presents general information about different types of predators, looking at what they are, some of their methods of hunting, the characteristics of different species, their origins, and fun facts about them.

Jan 12, 2017
Esquivel! - space-age sound artist by Wood, Susan, 1965- Esquivel! - space-age sound artist

Juan Garcia Esquivel was born in Mexico and grew up to the sounds of mariachi bands. He loved music and became a musical explorer. Defying convention, he created music that made people laugh and planted images in their minds. Juan's space-age lounge music popular in the fifties and sixties has found a new generation of listeners.

Jan 12, 2017
England by Finn, Allan, author. England

Jan 12, 2017
Energy engineering and powering the future by Nixon, Jonathan, 1986- author. Energy engineering and powering the future

"As cities and populations grow, we need more and more energy to run and heat our homes and to power transportation. Readers will learn how energy engineers help make sure that our energy demands are met in a number of different ways. They discover new ways to convert natural resources into affordable and environmentally friendly forms of energy; they build and operate power stations for both renewable and non-renewable forms of energy; they manage electrical power networks; they also monitor ho

Jan 12, 2017
The end of the Cold War by Riggs, Kate, author. The end of the Cold War

"A historical account of the end of the Cold War, including the events that sparked conflict and led to peace, the competition for global ideological supremacy, and the lingering aftermath"--

Jan 12, 2017
Earning money by Schuh, Mari C., 1975- Earning money

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces earning money to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--

Jan 12, 2017
Crime scene techs! by Sutinis, Beth. Crime scene techs!

Jan 12, 2017
Computer science in the real world by Idzikowski, Lisa, author. Computer science in the real world

"Take a look into the fascinating world of computer science, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the amazing work scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years"--Publisher's website.

Jan 12, 2017
Combine harvester by Bell, Samantha, author. Combine harvester

Jan 12, 2017
A change of heart by Walsh, Alice, 1958- author. A change of heart

A young African American and the son of sharecroppers, Lanier Phillips escapes the violence, racism and segregation of his Georgia home by joining the navy during the Second World War. But tragedy strikes the USS Truxtun one February night off the southeastern coast of Newfoundland, and Lanier is the lone black survivor of the terrible shipwreck. When he arrives onshore, the community's kindness and humanity bring him back to health and change his outlook on life. He went on to march for black r

Jan 12, 2017
The book of wildly spectacular sports science by Connolly, Sean, 1956- author. The book of wildly spectacular sports science

"Why does a knuckleball flutter? Why do belly flops hurt so much? Why would a quarterback prefer a deflated football? Here are 54 all-star experiments that demonstrate the scientific principles powering a wide variety of sports and activities--and offer insights that can help you improve your own athletic skills. How does a black belt karate chop her way through a stack of bricks? Use Popsicle sticks to understand why it's possible and learn the role played by Newton's second law of motion. Does

Jan 12, 2017
Birds vs. blades? - offshore wind power and the race to protect seabirds by Hirsch, Rebecca E., author. Birds vs. blades? - offshore wind power and the race to protect seabirds

Shares information on how scientists are using implants in sea birds to study the impact wind farms have on the birds.

Jan 12, 2017
Becoming a jellyfish by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a jellyfish

Describes the life cycle of the jellyfish.

Jan 12, 2017
Becoming a frog by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a frog

Describes the various stages in the life cycle of a frog, from the egg to the adult frog with fully developed lungs and full-grown legs.

Jan 12, 2017
Becoming a butterfly by Hansen, Grace, author. Becoming a butterfly

Describes the various stages in the life cycle of a butterfly, from the egg to the emergence of the adult butterfly.

Jan 12, 2017

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